Actor Rishi Kapoor has taken to Twitter to wish his friend and politician Sambit Patra for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019. Patra is fighting the general elections from Puri Lok Sabha seat in Odisha for BJP. Rishi Kapoor, who is being treated for an undisclosed ailment in New York, made a tweet and sent his good wishes to Patra. He wrote on Twitter: “This is to wish and bless my friend Sambit Patra all the best and success in the coming elections!” (sic) Patra acknowledged the tweet immediately and replied saying, “Thanks for your kind blessings Sh @chintskap Ji 🙏
जय जगन्नाथ।” (sic)

The tweet has sent Twitterati in a tizzy. Several Twitter users feel that by showing support for a BJP candidate on social media, the veteran actor has proved his inclination for the party in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The actor had been an open supporter of Patra for many years now. He tweeted about the National Spokesperson of BJP in the year 2015 as well. Rishi took to Twitter and praised the articulation skills of Patra. He wrote, “Very impressed with Sambit Patra for his eloquence in both English and Hindi. You keep the viewer/listener rapt in attention and engrossed!” Patra, too, replied and thanked Rishi for his good words. He commented on the tweet and said, “@chintskap Thank you so very much Sir for your kind words for me !” (sic)

The Prem Rog star has been in New York for over a year now. His wife and actor Neetu Singh has been accompanying him for the treatment. The actor keeps getting regular visits from his loved ones. His son and actor Ranbir Kapoor recently visited him in New York. Even actor Aamir Khan paid a visit to Rishi and Neetu and their pictures took over social media a few days back.